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  1. Stunning penalty adjustments for NASCAR

    Terry Blount

    Allow Blount to be blunt on a few things. NASCAR got a message this week: Loosen up and chill out. Major penalty reductions came for Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske Racing after NASCAR had basically thrown the book at both organizations. The JGR r...

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Matt Kenseth & Co. pay steep price

    Terry Blount

    Another week, another trip to the NASCAR woodshed. This time it's Matt Kenseth, the No. 20 Toyota crew and Joe Gibbs Racing feeling the brunt of the league's wrath.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  3. Joey Logano's Ford fails pre-race inspection, barely makes race s...

    Terry Blount

    Joey Logano barely made it to the track Saturday night for the start of the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after his car failed a pre-race inspection and had more problems on a second inspection moments before the race began.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  4. NASCAR - Points system still needs tweaking

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR went with a new points system in 2011 based on one point per finishing position. It's better than the old system, but it still results in way too big a penalty for a bad finish compared to a good one. For example, Joey Logano has one top-10 ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Sport's appeals process looks better than NFL's

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR's much-maligned penalties and appeals process looks pretty good, believe it or not, compared to the NFL. NASCAR took a beating (in the outcome and in the court of public opinion) after most of the whopping penalties on the No. 48 Chevy were r...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  6. NASCAR president Mike Helton defends appeals process

    Terry Blount

    Mike Helton said he believes in the sport's rules inspectors and the overall appeals process, despite the decision that overturned most of the penalties imposed on the No. 48 team from a body-alignment issue at Daytona last month.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  7. NASCAR penalty system scrutinized

    Terry Blount

    Did the 48 team get away with one when most if its penalties were overturned on appeal? Or was the team simply a victim of overzealous NASCAR inspectors? That's the $100,000 question.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  8. Chad Knaus 'saddened' by suspension, defends handling of No. 48

    Terry Blount

    Chad Knaus, crew chief for Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Chevrolet, said he is "deeply saddened and disappointed" by the severe penalties NASCAR announced against the team on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  9. Kyle Busch's penalty fit crime - NASCAR

    Terry Blount

    Kyle Busch deserved to be suspended for the rest of the NASCAR weekend after his dangerous antics Friday night. NASCAR, finally, deserves applause for drawing the have-at-it line.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2011
  10. Richard Childress should do it on the track next time

    Terry Blount

    Richard Childress should learn one thing from his Saturday altercation with Kyle Busch: Next time, do it on the track and NASCAR will hardly bat an eye.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  11. Not much you could do to beat Matt Kenseth at Texas Motor Speedwa...

    Terry Blount

    If you were going to beat Matt Kenseth in Saturday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, you were going to need to pull off some serious magic. Some tried; all failed.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011
  12. Count Matt Hagan among those drivers fuming over the NHRA's new o...

    Terry Blount

    Imagine saying in Game 7 of the World Series the new rule is two strikes and you're out. Or making a change for the Super Bowl to say offensive holding is a 25-yard penalty. Essentially, that's what the NHRA is doing to the competitors racing for a ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  13. Brad Keselowski-Carl Edwards feud: Will probation end it?

    Terry Blount

    Carl Edwards said he will not appeal the penalty he received from NASCAR this week, but he's glad Brad Keselowski is joining him on NASCAR probation.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  14. From Kasey Kahne's future at RPM to the many speeding penalties o...

    Terry Blount

    Terry Blount has a bone to pick. Or three. From Kasey Kahne's future at RPM to the many speeding penalties on pit road, Blount's got you covered.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  15. Juan Pablo Montoya says he's over pit-road miscue

    Terry Blount

    Brooding over the pit-road speeding penalty that cost Juan Pablo Montoya a Brickyard win won't change a thing. That's why JPM is focused on the task at hand -- making the Chase.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  16. Three meaningless things

    Terry Blount

    Meaningless starts, meaningless records and meaningless penalties. There's too much of that going around lately in racing. Here are three examples: No. 1: The first six laps of the Sprint Cup race at Richmond were meaningless. Actually, it did hav...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2009